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‘Claustrophobia Coming In…’- 41-Year-Old Roger Federer Shares Nerve-Racking Adversities He Had to Undergo for a Prestigious Project

Published 02/01/2023, 12:15 PM EST

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Roger Federer has taken part in various activities ever since he retired. He went skiing after 15 years, attended a charity show in Paris, and even announced his duty as the Met Gala 2023 host. All these activities weren’t enough for the 20-time grand slam winner. He was involved in a documentary by CNBC. The documentary will cover his career from 2020 till his retirement in 2022. In the documentary, Federer posed as a model for an art exhibition and recently shared a post about the preparation for the exhibit.

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Roger Federer’s claustrophobic trauma

In other instances, Roger Federer has revealed that he has a fear of dogs and a fear of a career-ending injury prior to his retirement. However, he recently shared a short video on his Instagram story that might end up scaring his fans. He warns anyone who is claustrophobic before watching the story.


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The video first shows Federer sitting on a chair with his leg wrapped in plastic. The camera then pans up to show Federer wrapped in plastic up to his neck. His face, however, is a different story. He has a cap on his head and his face is painted blue entirely. The chief artist of the exhibit has applied plaster on top of the blue paint, save for Federer’s eyes and nose.


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He captioned the story, “Claustrophobia coming in 3, 2, 1“. Prior to this story, Federer posted a story that showed him in the same getup and with his face painted blue.


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Roger Federer embraces art for his new documentary

Federer has stepped into the world of art for his upcoming CNBC documentary. In working for the art installation in Venice, Federer has shown his versatility as a person. The former world number 1 also stated that the new experience gave him a new perspective on life.

“This new experience gave me the chance to push me out of my comfort zone and opened my eyes to learn the intricate processes of creating art,” Federer said about his role in the art show.


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In addition to the near end of his career, the documentary will also show some footage of behind-the-scenes of the art show and how Federer stepped up for the exhibit. The Swiss Maestro has shown how he can step into any field and make it his own.

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Written by:

Ripunjay Gaba


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Ripunjay is a Tennis Writer at EssentiallySports. He completed his bachelor’s in Economics at Ambedkar University, New Delhi and worked as a freelance writer for a renowned sports publication, covering various social media personalities. Ripunjay is a diehard Roger Federer fan, whose dominance on the ATP Tour made him fall in love with tennis.
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Akash Pandhare